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Denver Motor Vehicle New Branch Hours Effective Aug. 3

All Denver Motor Vehicle locations implemented new hours on August 3, 2020:

Open 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. M, Tu, Th, F
Open 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Wed.

Please Note: 

Most Motor Vehicle branches are experiencing waits of up to 30 minutes with some branches having no wait times. 

Customers who visit in person will notice physical and process changes implemented to protect customers and staff from exposure to COVID-19 including:

  • Glass dividers at all customer-facing windows
  • Physical distancing cues to help customers observe social distancing
  • Increased cleaning frequency for high traffic areas
  • Hand sanitizer for staff and clients, face masks for all staff and for clients who forget their mask, and other protective measures

Lobby areas must remain at a safe capacity. Clients will first check-in at the facility and DMV staff will notify you when it is safe to enter.

Clients with completed paperwork who are paying by check can place their information directly into the drop box at any of the five branch offices without waiting and staff will process and send the updated registration within 3-4 business days. 

To learn more about current Emissions Testing, visit our Emissions page.

To learn about guidance for New Vehicle Purchases, visit our  Register a New or Used Vehicle page.

Verification Requirements

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A VIN verification is required before registering a vehicle in the City and County of Denver when the vehicle:

  • has an out-of-state title,
  • was purchased outside of Colorado,
  • was transferred on a Purged Bill of Sale, or
  • requires a correction to the description on the title.

Denver Motor Vehicle performs VIN verifications and completes a Verification Vehicle Identification Number Form (PDF) (DR 2698 from Colorado Department of Revenue), Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM at any of our branch offices for $20.00 per vehicle (weather permitting).

Certified VIN Verification

Information about obtaining a Certified VIN verification can be found at the State of Colorado's VIN Inspection web site.  

 

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